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Munster Linked With Move For Outhalf

Anthony Foley’s men could be about to sign a new playmaker. The Irish Times have this morning reported that the IRFU want Ian Madigan to move to Munster. Despite the fact that the Union’s High Performance Director, David Nucifora, has yet to offer the playmaker a new contract. Nevertheless, with Ian Keatley unable to recapture the form that saw him make his Six Nations debut against Italy last …

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New Development In Simon Zebo Transfer Saga Emerges

Simon Zebo was reported to be on the verge of signing for Pau. Earlier this week, Munster fans were sent into a panic when it was reported that Simon Zebo was going to sign for French Side, Pau. The rumour was initiated by rugby journalist, Martin Gillingham, who tweeted the news earlier this week. Simon Zebo’s move @SectionPaloise will make him …

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Casey Lualala Has An Interesting Take On Simon Mannix’s Coaching

A former Munster coach and player came head to head last night. Last night’s 15 all draw between Pau and Racing in the Top 14 saw a number of of individuals previously involved with Munster take centre stage. Lining up in Pau’s backrow was former Munster stalwart James Coughlan, alongside Paddy Butler and Sean Dougall. While Racing included Casey Lualala in their …

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Munster Name Impressive Interprovincial Hurling Squad

Anthony Nash Cork

The Munster championship is renowned as the most competitive tournament in hurling. Any of the five teams who take part are in with a genuine chance of winning each year. The beauty is, there is rarely a one-sided game. A testament to this is that since 2010, each county has won a Munster title except for Clare, who captured Liam McCarthy in …

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Simon Zebo On The Verge Of Signing For Top 14 Side

Simon Zebo might be about to leave Munster. Reports emanating from France last night suggest that Munster winger, Simon Zebo, is on the verge of signing for Pau. Such a move would come as a blow to Munster, particularly after losing another young star, JJ Hanrahan last year. While nothing has of yet been confirmed, rugby journalist, Martin Gillingham, Tweeted the …

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Ian Nagle On The Verge Of A Return To Rugby

Ian Nagle was once regarded as Paul O’Connell’s successor. After his man of the match display during Munster’s victory over Australia in 2010, Ian Nagle was one of the most highly regarded players in Irish rugby. However a series of injuries meant that Nagle was never able to build on that performance, as his career stagnated. Nagle of course faced …

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What Are On The Irish Provinces’ Christmas Wish-Lists?

Christmas time is almost upon us, and the Irish provinces face a tricky schedule over the festive period. However, Ulster, Munster and Leinster have had their struggles, and could really do with a boost, even it is for next season. Nonetheless Pat Lam, Leo Cullen, Anthony Foley and Neil Doak will be writing their letters to Santy to tell him …

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CJ Stander Signs New Two Year Contract With Munster

Munster have confirmed that CJ Stander has signed a new two year deal with the southern province. The South African born number 8, who qualifies to play internationally with Ireland, has undoubtedly been Munster’s standout performer this season. This comes as a huge boost to both Munster and Ireland, and many are hopeful that Joe Schmidt will start Stander in …

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Five Talking Points From Munster Vs Connacht

After a poor showing by Munster on Saturday night where Connacht outclassed them in Thomond Park, Diarmuid Ryan reviews the five main talking points. _____ Dear Munster, welcome to the second tier in Irish Rugby, population you. It was a dour, sterile performance at home, riddled with poor game management and lackluster execution. If they keep playing like that, they’ll …

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Video: Referee Ben Whitehouse Berates John Muldoon

Nigel Owens, eat your heart out. Ben Whitehouse may have awarded an extremely controversial penalty try to Munster last night in their home loss to Connacht, but the referee was certainly in no mood for any back-chat as he scolded the western province’s captain John Muldoon. A constantly lauded feature of rugby is the respect given to referees, and Whitehouse …

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Munster Fans Are Not Happy With Their Team Or Coach

Munster fans were furious at their sides performance. Tonight Connacht won their first game in Thomond Park since 1986, beating Munster 18-12. While the scoreline suggests a close game, in reality Anthony Foley’s side were well beaten. Munster were outfought at the breakdown and outclassed by Connacht’s skill and pace out wide. Fans of the southern province were therefore not …

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This Clip Of CJ Stander’s last Minute Charge Down Against Edinburgh Will Get Munster Fans Excited

CJ Stander’s charge down denied Edinburgh victory in Murrayfield. Munster return to Pro 12 action tomorrow against Connacht knowing that CJ Stander’s last minute block down won them their previous league game in Edinburgh. Although the game in Murrayfield was at times lacking excitement, Munster found themselves up by two points and attacking the Edinburgh line as the clock ticked toward …

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A List Of Irish Players Who Are Out Of Contract Next Summer

Ireland risk losing some of their biggest stars next summer. With the World Cup having come to a conclusion, another four year tournament cycle has begun for Ireland. As a result, the contracts for many of their star players have come up for renewal. The IRFU will have to ask whether or not it is worthwhile to hand contracts to some …

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